American Journal of Essential Oils and Natural Products
2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part A
Antioxidant activity of essential oil of Nepeta laevigata (D. Don) Hand.-Mazz from Himalayan region of Uttrakhand
AUTHOR(S): Rakesh K. Joshi
ABSTRACT:Antioxidants are agents that scavenge the free radicals and stop the damage caused by them. They can greatly reduce the damage due to oxidants by neutralizing the free radicals before they can attack the cells and prevent damage to lipids, proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates and DNA. The chemical profile of the hydro distilled essential oil obtained from the aerial parts of Nepeta laevigata from Kumaun Himalaya was analyzed by capillary GC-FID and GC-MS. The essential oils tested for antioxidant activity.
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How to cite this article:
Rakesh K. Joshi. Antioxidant activity of essential oil of Nepeta laevigata (D. Don) Hand.-Mazz from Himalayan region of Uttrakhand. Am J Essent Oil Nat Prod 2014;2(1):15-18.